Vegan Pesto Pasta
"Nothing more comfort food then a good plate of pesto pasta with veggies, am I right? No doubt for me !"
-- @carolinesrecipes
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This vegan pasta has the perfect combination of comfort and vegetal freshness. A classic pesto pasta is studded with sautéed kale and leeks to pack extra flavor you didn't know you needed!


Prep time 10mins
Cook time 20mins
Serves or Makes: 2


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 leeks, rinsed and chopped
  • 4 cups kale, washed and cut
  • 8 ounces casarecce pasta
  • 6 tablespoons vegan pesto
  • 1 1/ 4 cups cooked edamames
  • 1 tablespoon hemp seeds


  • Step 1

    Add a tablespoon of olive oil to a large pan and add your leeks and kale. Sauté them for a few minutes until tender (add some water if needed).

  • Step 2

    While your veggies are cooking, cook your pasta according to the instructions. Drain them and keep some cooking water aside.

  • Step 3

    Then add your pasta and cooked edamames to the veggies, the cooking water and add the green pesto and mix everything.

  • Step 4

    Finally, serve it into a bowl and topped with hemp seeds.